GRE Word List


obstinately and often perversely self-willed

The meaning of the word willful is obstinately and often perversely self-willed.

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weanto accustom (a young child or animal) to take food otherwise than by nursing
apocryphalof doubtful authenticity : spurious
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espionagethe practice of spying or using spies to obtain information about the plans and activities especially of a foreign government or a competing company
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